Equal Rights Amendment

Equal Rights Amendment Update
We are happy to report that the ERA was not called for a vote this week. Thank you for all your hard work to contact your legislators and reach out to others to engage their help on this important issue. Your efforts combined with divine intervention kept the ERA from moving forward. Your voices were truly heard in Springfield this week!

The resolution to ratify the ERA still remains on the table and can still be voted on, but the Illinois Senate and the Illinois House will not meet again until mid January 2018. Click here for more

October 18, 2017

There is a good deal of Misinformation about Assisted Suicide

Elderly Patient
Supporters promote doctor-assisted suicide as the “gentle" way for people to ease out of this life and rid themselves of the problems they face, including terminal diseases.

However, Rita Marker of the Patients Rights Council says there have been reports of discomfort, nausea, vomiting, people waking up, and others not dying until several days after taking a lethal dose, although reports from states such as California and Washington seem to reflect otherwise.

“All of the reports [from California and Washington] are from the prescribing doctors who actually are not there [with the patient],” says Marker. 

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